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[Kansas] KU Tobacco Cessation Expert: Big Disparity In Who’s Smoking, Who’s Dying’

Richter led a Saturday session, “Mental Illness & Tobacco Use: Why Do I Smoke and What Will Really Help Me?” during the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Kansas annual conference in Topeka.
Salina (KS) Post
added Nov 2, 2015 23:28

UPDATE 1-Man charged with crew interference on plane diverted to Kansas (Recasts with man charged, details of flight diversion )

said threatened to bring down an American Airlines airplane after flight attendants told him he could not smoke an e-cigarette was charged on Wednesday in federal court in Kansas with flight crew interference, authorities said. Jason Baroletti, 38, of H
added Nov 6, 2015 21:12

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: E-cig heat: Err on side of caution until more is known

All should err on the side of caution, and for now limit e-cigarette use to the same places where regular cigarettes are allowed. Such restrictions always could be lifted in the future, should questions about e-cigarettes be resolved and prove the produ
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Oct 28, 2015 23:58

[Kansas] VIDEO: E-Cig explodes in Wichita man's hand, blows through wall

he and his family are lucky after his e-cig explodes and pieces of it pierce through walls. Jonathan Reser says his soon-to-be wife wanted him to stop smoking traditional cigarettes. He purchased an e-cigarette from a store near downtown Wichita. Reser
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Oct 27, 2015 11:00

[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
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[Kansas] GBRC approves tobacco free policy for new playground

The Great Bend Recreation Commission Board on Monday approved a tobacco-free environment policy at the GBRC Activity Center and the My BackYard Playground. This policy will enforce no tobacco use – including electronic cigarettes – at these sites.
Great Bend (KS) Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 12:57

[Kansas] Teens turning to e-cigarettes

“They think the electronic cigarette is better for you,” said Ivan Walter, a senior at Pittsburg High School. He added it “is more socially accepted.” Walter said a majority of people he knows who smoke have shifted to the electronic cigarette. Incident
Pittsburgh (KS) Morning Sun
added Oct 14, 2015 15:17

[Kansas] Hutch City Council seeks vape shop comment on teens’ e-cigarette proposal

A group of teenagers with Reno County Communities That Care made the request at the council’s Sept. 1 meeting. They want the city to treat e-cigarettes the same under the Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act, which prohibits smoking in most indoor public places.
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 5, 2015 10:58

[Kansas] Commissioner says E-Cigs should be allowed in county buildings

Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell said the county anti smoking policy should be better defined to perhaps allow e-cigarettes for those trying to quit smoking.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:45

Online survey asks for feedback on Kansas State Fair's new smoking regulations

While the fair board passed a resolution in May to establish designated smoking areas across the grounds, the vote was narrow: 6 to 5.... “The interim manager (Lori Hart) said they will try going smoke-free next year, but they weren’t very optimistic it
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 12, 2015 13:55
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